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Old 06-23-2009, 03:59 PM   #1
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New to this site

Thought I'd say HI for my first post.

My name is Kory, and I recently picked up a 1997 Wrangler Sport. It's not my first Wrangler (owned a 92 Sahara, and a 99 Sahara in the past) and I've owned a number of other non-Wrangler Jeeps as well (current daily driver is a 2000 WJ).

Anyway, the difference this time, is I've finally managed to get a Wrangler as a 3rd "fun" car, that doesn't need to be a kid hauler or a daily driver (which is what limited my Wrangler builds in the past). I'm not planning anything crazy with this TJ though, just 4~ish inches of lift, 33" tires, and a little armor. More of a fun vehicle for my sons and I to take fishing and some minor trails on the weekends.

My TJ might not get too big too fast, but I'm pretty excited just to have saved enough to buy it as a 3rd car at this point (being a stay at home dad doesn't pay that well but the benefits are awesome!).

Anyway, thought I'd introduce myself and say HELLO!!!
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Old 06-23-2009, 04:07 PM   #2
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Welcome to WF Kory, congrats on the jeep.

Just getting to work is an adventure.
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Old 06-23-2009, 04:54 PM   #3
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Great setup ... Welcome!
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Impulse eliminates planning ... that's a good thing
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Old 06-23-2009, 05:35 PM   #4
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I agree, the benefits are awesome!!! Hang in there. Welcome to the forum.
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Old 06-23-2009, 05:41 PM   #5
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Welcome Kory from another '97 owner. I wasn't planning anything crazy with mine either, but those plans didn't work out.
'97 TJ--HP Dana 60 rear w/ARB--HP Dana 44 front w/high steer and ARB--5.38 gears--SM465 tranny--RE 5.5 LA kit--4:1 t case--rollin' on 37" MTR's and Allied Beadlocks
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Old 06-23-2009, 06:29 PM   #6
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Old 06-23-2009, 06:35 PM   #7
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Old 06-23-2009, 09:14 PM   #8
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Welcome, I have a 97 also. My plans were to always go big though. Where are you from? I don't think I read that in your post.
No more jeep for now
But I have free kandy and kittens in the back of my van

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Old 06-25-2009, 11:54 PM   #9
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welcome from northeast Ohio
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